December 21

Saturday December 21
Help the Philippines
Hilo Hattie Nimitz, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., $10. Hawaii Five-0 star Taylor Wily dresses up as Hawaii’s Santa Claus to take pictures with keiki and sign autographs. Hilo Hattie will match all donations, which will go directly to the Philippines. (

LEGO: Travel Adventure
Bishop Museum, runs until Jan. 5, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., closed on Tuesdays, $8.95-$19.95. Children are invited to create vehicles capable of flying, driving and floating, or all three. (

Walk-n-Roll and Shop-nRoll Fundraiser
Central Oahu Youth Services Association, Inc., 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., $5/tickets for door prizes, $30/walk or sign up 10 people for the walk and the entry is free. The Central Oahu Youth Services Association, Inc. holds its inaugural 2013 Walk-n-Roll and Shop-n-Roll Happy Holidays Fundraiser. Walk check-in begins at 10 a.m. and the walk starts at 10:30 a.m. The event also includes live music, door prizes, temporary tattoos and more. (637-9344,

Medicinal Plant Tour
Foster Botanical Garden, 1-2:30 p.m., garden admission. Learn about the plants and trees that were utilized as natural remedies before modern medicine. (522-7066)

A Christmas Luau
Hawaii Convention Center – Liliu Theatre, 8 p.m., $20-$50. The Gay Men’s Chorus of Honolulu performs its second annual Christmas concert led by artistic director John Lehrack. Over 30 male vocalists perform a variety of arrangements from traditional, modern and classical to Hawaiian. Many arrangements include song, dance, hula and elaborate staging. (,

Christian Yrizarry Duo
Duke’s Waikiki, 9:30 p.m.-midnight, free. (922-2268,

Christmas Concert
Hawaii State Library, 1 p.m., free. Violinists of Na Mele o Suzuki and the Mele Mai Paki Lima Handbell Ensemble perform Christmas carols and songs of the holiday season. (586-3520)

It’s the Holiday Season!
Hawaii Convention Center Ballroom, 8 p.m., $35-$750. Hawaii Pops presents “It’s the Holiday Season!: Dinner, Dance and Concert” starring Amy Hanaialii and the Diamond Head Theater Shooting Stars, and with special appearances by Jim Nabors and Emma Veary. (

JacqRiot Live
Fix Sports Lounge and Nightclub, contact for time, $5-$10, ages 18 and older. JacqRiot debuts their EP single “Feel the Energy.” Tickets sold at Razor Concepts in Pearlridge Center, online at Groove Tickets and at the door. (

Ke Kula Mele Christmas Concert
Windward Mall, 11 a.m.-noon, free. Enjoy the sounds of Hawaiian steel guitar, ukulele, guitar, upright bass and voices of the Ke Kula Mele students under the direction of Kumu Alan Akaka. (

LDS 27th Annual Christmas Concert
Honolulu Tabernacle, Dec. 21 and 22, 7 p.m., free. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints presents its annual Christmas concert presented in the format of traditional carols and upbeat holiday songs by children, youth and adults. A “giving tree” at the concerts welcomes voluntary donations to Shriners Hospital for Children or Ronal McDonald House. (358-6935)

Mango Season Duo
Cha Cha Cha Salsaria, 6:30-8:30 p.m., free. (

Rivals Sports Bar, 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., no cover charge. N.BS performs rock and alternative music. Validated parking is available at Ohana Waikiki Malia. (923-0600)

The Mixers Live
USCG Hideaway Club, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., free. A live mixture of classic rock, blues and party/dance music. (909-255-1009)

An Intimate Evening of Magic and Illusion
Brasserie Du Vin, Dec. 21 and 28, 6 p.m., $25/seat only, $75/show package. The evening starts with a sparking wine cocktail followed by a holiday-themed dinner. During dinner, magician Kaulana makes an appearance offering table-side magic for guests. Following dinner, a little after 7 p.m., ticket holders head to elven44 for a night of magic. Then, return to Du Vin for dessert and coffee. Seating is limited to 40 audience members per night for the dinner and show package, and 22 show-only seats. (, 545-1115)

Christmas Lunch
Mauna Kea Ballroom – Hawaii Prince Hotel Waikiki, doors open at 11:30 a.m., concert begins at 12:30 p.m., $65/person. Along with a Hawaiian lunch buffet, celebrate Christmas with Jay Larrin, Hookena and Danny Couch. (, 952-4789)

Jingle Rock Run
Contact for meeting location, 3 p.m. registration, 4 p.m. keiki sprint, 5 p.m. 5k start, $30-$40. A benefit for Make-A-Wish Hawaii. Share holiday cheer through Kakaako, then jingle all the way to Honolulu Night Market. A keiki sprint takes place and also finishes near Honolulu Night Market. Festive attire is encourage and strollers and pets are welcome. All proceeds benefit Make-A-Wish Hawaii. (

2013 Holiday Small Original Works Show
The Gallery at Ward Center, through Dec. 26, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sun., free. An annual holiday reception takes place Dec. 8 from noon to 4 p.m. (597-8034,

Niihau Shell Exhibit
Bishop Museum, runs until Jan. 27, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., closed on Tuesdays, $8.95-$19.95. A private collection of approximately 50 stunning and pristine lei are featured in Niihau Ethos, and exhibit that examines the science behind Niihau Shells and its manufacturing history. (

’Twas the Night Before Christmas
Kaimuki High School Auditorium 1 and 4:30 p.m., $10. Drill Team Hawaii and The First Priority present ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas. Drill Team Hawaii, made up of 91 girls ages 4-18, perform a variety of holiday-themed dances. (